Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Paragona Staudinger, 1892 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 6 : 557.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Acidalia multisignata Christoph, 1881. Bull. Soc. Nat. Mosc. 55(3): 50.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 5 males [U.S.S.R.]: Amur, Pompejefka, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PARAGONA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 7 species in the genus PARAGONA.

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